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Bidache

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Bidache - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques
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Bidache village enjoys a rich history.

Former Duchy, former Principality, the footprint of the Dukes of Gramont remains pervasive in that territory, as evidenced by the magnificent ruins of the castle fortress (twelfth-eighteenth century), Historical Monument. You can visit from April to October and enjoy the many summer events in this beautiful setting.

Let you also tell the stories of the village of Bidache on Wednesdays in July and August at 17h, through the Country raconteur. Here you will find a remarkable heritage, notably with the parish church of Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-nineteenth century, which contains the tomb of the Dukes of Gramont.

Pacing the Rue Saint-Jacques you will discover the old houses that remind Bidache that was an independent principality until 1789, with developed business.

Visit the old port and stepped stroll on the old towpath along the Bidouze.

Do not miss the bridge Gramont, the Jewish cemetery, the fountain, traditional houses, the old covered way, the old synagogue, the stele stonemasons, or the deck of Lihoury.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBidache
Postcode64520
Latitude43.4834030 (N 43° 29’ 0”)
Longitude-1.1415540 (W 1° 8’ 30”)
Surface area30.43 km²
Population1362 inhabitants
Density44 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePau (82 km, 52 min)
Insee code64123
IntercommunalityCC de Bidache
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Came3.4 km (5 min)
Bardos5.8 km (6 min)
Oeyregave7.3 km (9 min)
Guiche9 km (12 min)
Hastingues9.3 km (11 min)
Peyrehorade10 km (10 min)
Arancou10 km (12 min)
Saint-Dos10.8 km (12 min)
Sames10.8 km (15 min)
Labastide-Villefranche11.2 km (11 min)
Arraute-Charritte11.8 km (11 min)
Bergouey-Viellenave12.4 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Bridge Roby
Bridge Roby
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Path Tale, former walkway
Path Tale, former walkway
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Château de Gramont - Esplanade facade
Château de Gramont - Esplanade facade
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Château de Gramont - details
Château de Gramont - details
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Castle Gramont- Facade and tower
Castle Gramont- Facade and tower
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Heritage Trail from the town of Bidache
Heritage Trail from the town of Bidache
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Water Jump springboards on Lake Arroques
Sports sensations19 € Guiche (3.9 km)
Hawaiian pirogue trip in Basque Country
Sports sensations30 € Bayonne (26 km)
Rafting or sea kayak in Basque Country
Sports sensations25 € to 50 € Itxassou (28 km)
Rafting or hydrospeed in Basque Country
Sports sensations30 € to 51 € Bidarray (29 km)
Jet ski hire
Sports sensations70 € to 200 € Anglet (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3h00Guiche (6 km)
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (23 km)
Tour of Occostey with a donkey
HikeEasy3h00Irouléguy (36 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels